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Arsenal and Liverpool play out six-goal thriller 0

Posted on December 22, 2017 by David Nugent

On Friday night, Arsenal and Liverpool drew 3-3 at the Emirates Stadium in a highly entertaining affair.

Arsenal had the first effort on goal after five minutes. Alexis Sanchez’s effort looped into the air before midfielder Granit Xhaka fired wide of goal. The visitors produced their first real threat on the home goal on 12 minutes, as Sadio Mane’s effort deflects off Roberto Firmino and goes straight into Petr Cech’s arms.

Liverpool experienced an injury blow on 13 minutes when midfielder Jordan Henderson sustained a knock and had to be replaced by James Milner. Mohamed Salah fired an effort off target soon afterwards.

Liverpool v Arsenal Premier League Preview 0

Posted on August 26, 2017 by David Nugent

On Sunday afternoon, Arsenal face a tough trip to Merseyside to play Liverpool at Anfield, as the Gunners look to recover from defeat last time out.

Liverpool have started their campaign with a 3-3 draw against Watford, before narrowly beating Crystal Palace 1-0 last time out in the top-flight. The Reds also head into this clash on the back of safely making it into the group stages of the Champions League following a 6-3 aggregate victory over German side Hoffenheim.

Gunners defeated by Liverpool in thriller 0

Posted on August 14, 2016 by David Nugent

An under-strength Arsenal started their Premier League campaign with a 4-3 defeat against Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Arsenal had the first attempt at goal of the game on seven minutes. Alexis Sanchez showed good footwork in the box to find Aaron Ramsey, who took a touch before poking an effort straight at Simon Mignolet.

The next attempt on goal came on 13 minutes, as England right-back Nathaniel Clyne saw a long-range effort easily dealt with by Petr Cech in the Arsenal goal. On 22 minutes Ramsey saw Mignolet off his line and attempted to chip the Belgian from long-range, but only hit his effort over the bar.

Arsenal must be wary of Liverpool 0

Posted on August 24, 2015 by David Nugent

Arsenal host Liverpool tonight at the Emirates Stadium looking for another win to kick-start their Premier League title challenge.

In the Premier League era, Liverpool and Arsenal have been very equally matched, with the Reds claiming 16 wins over the Gunners, compared to Arsenal’s 15 and incredibly there also being 15 draws.

The side from north London have a slightly better record in the games on home soil, but they must still be wary of the Merseysider’s. The likes Philippe Coutinho and Christian Benteke definitely have the quality to hurt the Gunners at the back if not well marshalled.

Liverpool score stoppage-time goal to draw with Arsenal 1

Posted on December 21, 2014 by David Nugent

Ten man Liverpool scored a stoppage-time goal to rescue a 2-2 draw against Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday.

The home side had the first attempt on goal on four minutes. Reds captain Steven Gerrard curled an effort high and wide of goal, after Per Mertesacker had brought Philippe Coutinho down just outside the penalty box.

The home side had the next attempt on goal, as Adam Lallana fired just over Szczesny’s bar from inside the penalty area. It took a while for the next chance to come along on 21 minutes, as Olivier Giroud headed straight at Brad Jones from an Alexis Sanchez cross.

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